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Secret Santa

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Tool to organize a secret santa, gift exchange generator.

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Tool to organize a secret santa (tradition in which members of a group or community are randomly assigned a person to whom they anonymously give a gift). This tradition is also known as: pige de noel, Kris Kringle, amigo secreto, amigo invisible, Christkindl, or simply gift exchange. This tool sends an e-mail to all participants with the assigned person to whom they will give a gift.
Open secretsanta.m to see an example of use.
Copyright (C) 2013 Edgar Guevara Codina
codina@REMOVETHIScactus.iico.uaslp.mx
File Version 1.0
September 30 2013
MATLAB ver 7.10.0.499 (R2010a)

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Edgar Guevara

Edgar Guevara (view profile)

@Jason For the moment you cannot specify exceptions. It would be an interesting feature to add in a future update.

Jason

Jason (view profile)

This looks very useful! Is there a way to specify exceptions, for example, if a husband and wife are participating in the exchange, they probably should not draw each other's name. Thanks.

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